Carnival appoints Sara Mathew to the Board as Non-Executive Director of Carnival Corporation and Carnival plc

– USA, FL – Carnival (NYSE: CCL | LSE: CCL | NYSE: CUK), the world’s largest cruise company, today announced the appointment of Sara Mathew to the Board of Directors of Carnival Corporation and  Carnival plc, effective immediately.

“We are excited to have Sara join the Boards as an experienced leader and strategic operator with expertise in technology and innovation, finance, and global consumer-facing brands. Sara’s unique perspective will be a valuable addition to the boardroom as we advance our long-term growth priorities,” said Board chair, Micky Arison.

Sara Mathew will also join the Audit Committee at Carnival Corporation and Carnival plc.

Carnival also announced that Sir John Parker will retire from the Boards with effect from the 2023 AGMs.

About Sara Mathew

Sara Mathew has leveraged her significant strategic and operational expertise to drive transformative growth at large international companies throughout her career. During her 12-year tenure with Dun & Bradstreet, she served as Chair and CEO from 2010 to 2013, following prior roles as President, COO, and CFO. Before joining Dun & Bradstreet, Mathew held various positions over her 18 years at The Proctor & Gamble Co., within finance, accounting, brand management, and investor relations.

Sara Mathew has received numerous accolades reflecting her successful career, including Top Value Creator in the S&P 500 by CEO magazine in 2013, National Association of Corporate Directors New Jersey Chapter (NACD NJ) Director of the Year in 2018, and a recipient of Proctor & Gamble’s John G. Smale Award for outstanding alumni in 2020. Mathew earned a Master of Business Administration from Xavier University and a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Madras in India. Mathew is currently a member of the boards of directors at Dropbox, State Street Corporation, and Freddie Mac Corporation. Sara Mathew was previously a member of the board of directors of XOS, Reckitt Benckiser, Shire, Campbell Soup, and Avon.

About Carnival Corporation & plc

Carnival Corporation & plc is one of the world’s largest leisure travel companies with a portfolio of nine of the world’s leading cruise lines. With operations in North America, Australia, Europe, and Asia, its portfolio features Carnival Cruise Line, Princess Cruises, Holland America Line, Seabourn, P&O Cruises (Australia), Costa Cruises, AIDA Cruises, P&O Cruises (UK), and Cunard.

For more information: https://www.carnivalcorp.com/

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